• 每週選舉資訊速遞(五)

    為助選民正確有效地使用手中的一票,親子情特設「選舉資訊速遞」,盡量按時送上熱門新聞資訊及評論。

     

    2019-10-20

    In 2019, Justin Trudeau has baggage – and faces a very different political landscape

    Winning re-election was always going to be hard for Justin Trudeau. History tells us that.

    But Trudeau has not made it easier for himself. And the partisan terrain Trudeau is contending with in 2019 is arguably trickier to traverse than anything his predecessors faced.

     

    2019-10-20

    小杜大玩躲避球 外交議題一片空白

    外交是聯邦政府一大板塊,是聯邦政府獨有的管轄權。特別在目前波詭雲譎的國際局勢中,外交政策更形重要,也牽連國內政策。加美關係、加中爭抝、英國脫歐、香港問題等,在在都對加國社會有著直接或間接的影響,但杜魯多因為自己的外交失敗,選擇逃避該場辯論,也故意令外交討論在今次的競選中,成為一個隱形議題。

    從一個政客的競選策略而言,可以理解;但作為一個總理、作為一個競逐新一屆全國政府執政權的黨領,並沒有把國家的利益放在首位,也沒有尊重選民對這方面的期待和選擇權。

     

    2019-10-17

    Scheer suggests Liberals could decriminalize hard drugs, despite Trudeau’s denial

    “Justin Trudeau was asked specifically about that and he said, well, they weren’t going to do it right away. A lot of their candidates, people running under the Liberal banner, are calling for decriminalization of hard drugs,” he (Scheer) said.

    “So for parents out there who are worried about what their government might do in the future for other types of hard drugs, they need to be very concerned about what Trudeau will do.”

     

    2019-10-17

    Scheer says ‘modern convention’ means Trudeau must quit if he doesn’t win the most seats

    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer today called on Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to resign as prime minister if his party does not win the most seats on election day, saying that practice has become a “modern convention in Canadian politics.”

    Scheer said that if Trudeau’s Liberals slip to second place in the seat count after Monday’s vote, he should step aside rather than try to pursue an arrangement with the NDP to hang on to power.

     

    2019-10-15

    I was Jean Chretien’s special assistant. I helped oversee his war room when he won in 1993 and 2000. I ran for the Liberals in B.C. in 1997.

    And I can’t vote Liberal. I won’t. And I don’t think you should either.

    Here’s why……

     

    2019-10-15

    This week’s 338Canada projection: ‘Prime Minister Andrew Scheer’?

    Should the Bloc Québécois and the NDP keep increasing their support over the next seven days, it will most likely hurt the Liberal seat projection more than the Conservatives’. Hence, Andrew Scheer could become Canada’s 24th Prime Minister…

     

    2019-10-13

    小杜疑受暴力威脅 穿避彈衣如臨大敵

    聯邦大選進入倒數第九天,氣氛突然變得緊張。自由黨黨領杜魯多在安省密西沙加在出席競選活動時,疑因受到威脅,需穿避彈衣以策安全,而負責保安的警員更是寸步不離。不過,自由黨周六未透露具體的威脅是甚麼。

  • 硬性毒品非刑事化成大選重要議題

    • 為什麼毒品非刑事化是今屆聯邦大選的重要議題?
    • 四大政黨的立場怎麼樣?
    • 杜魯多在黨領法語辯論時被熙爾追問:「這是你把硬性毒品非刑事化或合法化的秘密議程?」杜魯多回答說:「現在不會。」那言外之意是將來會嗎?
    • 上次大選的結果令自由黨組成大多數政府,引致加拿大大麻合法化,今次大選選民可如何以此成為借鏡?
    • 若今屆大選自由黨組成大多數政府,這對所有毒品非刑事化的推行有何影響?
    • 自由黨組成少數政府又如何?
    • 保守黨組大多數政府或少數政府在這事上又怎樣?保守黨大多數政府和保守黨少數政府在抵擋毒品非刑事化的壓力上有沒有分別呢?

    請聽時事評論員及列治民市議員歐澤光在這些問題上的深入分析。

    國語視頻 https://youtu.be/jW5dgf8vVKY

  • 溫哥華一個獨突的選區
    溫哥華南區

    以聯邦政治來說,溫哥華市是左派權力的集中地,在溫哥華六個選區中,兩個屬新民主黨,六個屬自由黨(Jody Wilson Raybould未被逐出黨之前Vancouver Granville屬自由黨)。2008年大選,聯邦政治在溫哥華南區開始有了逆轉,初次參選的楊蕭慧儀(Wai Young)以20票之差落後曾任卑詩新民主黨省長、後為聯邦自由黨司法部長的杜新志(Ujjal Dosanjh),雖未取得議席,但成績可謂驕人。在2011年楊蕭慧儀(Wai Young)在溫哥華南區結果作了零的突破,她以3,900票擊敗了杜新志,把自由黨所屬四屆共18年的選區嬴取過來,令溫哥華南區成為保守黨在溫哥華唯一的選區,2011—2015年楊蕭慧儀(Wai Young)任溫哥華南區國會議員四年。

    溫哥華南區是一個華人聚居的地方,人口佔眾族裔之冠,是37.9%;歐裔其次,是21.8%;南亞裔再其次,是17.2%;菲律賓裔11.3%。可惜,華裔僑胞的公民意識和民主參與較弱,故此在政治影響力也不及其他族裔。我們要明白,公民投票權在世界上不少國家中是要用血、汗、淚水、甚至性命去爭取的,即便如此也未必一定爭取得來。然而在加拿大,選舉局卻要絞盡腦汁千方百計鼓勵選民投票,只為把公民投票率提高,華裔僑胞們真的要珍惜這民責民權了。

    這屆大選,按338canada.com的民調指標,楊蕭慧儀(Wai Young)不斷緊隨自由黨候選人石俊(Harjit Sajjan),如今大選剩下不夠兩星期,每名公民都必須積極參與,你的一票不是為候選人投,也不應為政黨承諾給你的個人好處投,而是要帶著長遠目光,為加拿大整體的未來和下一代而投。請提醒你的家人、朋友、鄰舍,每一票都十分重要,都是塑造著加拿大的將來。

  • 每週選舉資訊速遞(四)

    為助選民正確有效地使用手中的一票,親子情特設「選舉資訊速遞」,盡量按時送上熱門新聞資訊及評論。

     

    2019-10-11

    LILLEY: Trudeau drops, Singh bouces as voters turn from Liberals

    It’s a nightmare situation for Justin Trudeau and the Liberals — the Bloc and NDP are rising and taking support straight from his camp.

    The latest poll conducted for the Sun as part of the DART Maru/Blue Voice Canada Poll shows the Conservatives sitting at 33% support nationally, the Liberals dropping to 28% and the NDP rising to 20%.

     

    2019-10-10

    NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s rising approval ratings are on the verge of threatening the Liberals in key battleground provinces, a new online national public opinion poll from Campaign Research suggests.

     

    2019-10-10

    Trudeau accusor lands a seven-figure NDA to keep quiet about West Grey departure

    Sources are telling The Buffalo Chronicle that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s accuser has been in talks with a private attorney for more than a week, discussing a heated sexual relationship that began and ended more than 18 years ago, when the young woman was a student at Vancouver’s prestigious West Point Grey AcademyThe Chronicle is told that the two engaged in a months-long affair beginning in the summer of 2000, both on and off-campus.

     

    2019-10-09

    梁漢華續獨立競選 稱將不受政黨制肘

    她表示:「(選票上)保守黨會印我的名字在Heather Leung旁邊。我告訴大家,你們仍然可以投票給我。由於北本拿比-西摩選區很多選民的支持和鼓勵,我將作為你們的候選人獨立地競選。如果在獨立地競選的情況下被選上,我可以不受制於政黨政策,根據本區選民的意願來投票。」
    梁漢華也表達了她的觀點:堅持加拿大憲法賦予人民的權利和自由;堅持自由言論;堅持人人平等,所有人都必須受到公平對待和尊重。

     

    2019-10-09

    Grit candidate apologizes for defending Trudeau blackface pics

    Sgro continued: “Those in the black community have told me how much more love they have for the prime minister, that he wanted to have a black face, he took great pride in that too. …..

    Hours after the clip was posted, Sgro responded to the severe backlash she received online, which included many Twitter users calling for her resignation.

    “The comments I made on GBKM FM were insensitive. I should have known better, and I apologize,” the two-time Maclean’s magazine “Best Mentor” award winner said in a statement.

    “The history of blackface is deeply racist and it is nothing other than discriminatory. This issue has sparked an important conversation in our country and needs to be treated with great seriousness and sensitivity.”

     

    2019-10-08

    涉恐同言論遭保守黨除名 梁漢華獨立參選

     

    2019-10-08

    WE WON! A judge just ordered Trudeau to let Rebel News into tonight’s debate!

    WE WON! A judge just ordered Trudeau to let Rebel News into tonight’s debate!

    2019-10-07

    Scheer gets aggressive with Trudeau in debate punch-up

    “Justin Trudeau only pretends to stand up for Canada,” Scheer said. “You know, he’s very good at pretending things. He can’t even remember how many times he put blackface on because the fact of the matter is he’s always wearing a mask.”

    Scheer said that Trudeau wears all kinds of masks on matters such as Indigenous reconciliation, feminism and his concern for middle-class Canadians.

     

    2019-10-06

    选票除名限期已过 梁汉华续参与竞选

    据CTV电视报道,加拿大选举局(Elections Canada)发言人马兰茨(Andrea Marantz)表示,大选候选人提名已在周一截止,加拿大选举局不会接受及撤销任何候选人。在选举日梁汉华的名字仍会与联邦保守党联在一起出现在选票上,并承认这是不同寻常的情况。不过据Global电视台报道,保守党已指出,即使梁汉华当选,也不会让她进入党团。

  • 每週選舉資訊速遞(三)

    為助選民正確有效地使用手中的一票,親子情特設「選舉資訊速遞」,盡量按時送上熱門新聞資訊及評論。

    2019-10-05

    B.C. candidate still campaigning after ouster from Conservatives over anti-LGBTQ2 comments

    On Saturday, Leung’s campaign manager Travis Trost — still surrounded by Conservative signage at the campaign office — said her ouster has not changed their plans.

    “Elections Canada has informed me the ballots are printed, Heather’s name is on the ballot, and Conservative is going to be attached to her name,” he said.

    While Leung’s name will still appear on the ballot as the Conservative candidate, the party said she will not receive any support from the Conservatives. If she wins the election, she will not be part of the Conservative caucus.

    The deadline to name candidates for all parties was Monday, meaning the Conservatives will be unable to put forward a new candidate to replace Leung.

     

    2019-10-05

    WATCH: Trudeau dodges question on rumours about leaving teaching job abruptly

    His autobiography also says “[West Point Grey] was not the best fit for me as a teacher, nor I for them.”

    At the end of September True North Centre and Toronto Sun columnist Candice Malcolm reported that Trudeau’s former students said he was an unserious teacher. She also discovered more pictures of Trudeau goofing around with students and his face painted. She also discovered that he was the school’s yearbook instructor, coach of the ultimate frisbee team and the backup drama teacher.

     

    2019-10-05

    Close elections like this one are rare — and hard to predict

    We’re nearly four weeks into this campaign and the polls haven’t budged — meaning the Conservatives and Liberals remain neck-and-neck in national voting intentions just two weeks out from the Oct. 21 vote.

    It might seem unusual that this election has remained deadlocked for so long — and it is. Only a handful of previous federal elections saw the leading parties polling this close to each other for this long.

     

    2019-10-04

    謝爾擁加美雙重國籍 大選前急放棄美身份

    《環球郵報》(The Globe and Mail)周四報道,謝爾的父親是美國人,他和其姐妹們從小就獲得了美國護照。據報道,他在選舉正式起跑前就試圖放棄美國籍。其母出生於多倫多。
    謝爾競選活動通訊總監哈里森(Brock Harrison)表示,這位領導人未在任何美國大選中投過票。聲明中表示:「謝爾先生成為加拿大保守黨領袖後,他就決定在大選前宣布放棄美國國籍。8月份他通知美國政府放棄其公民身份,已經提交了文件,目前正在等待使館確認他不再是雙重公民。」

    聲明並提到:「就像數百萬加拿大人一樣,謝爾的父母之一出生在另一個國家,並移民到加拿大建立家庭。」
    周四在問到雙重國籍之事時,謝爾稱從未有人問過他。「我從未試圖隱瞞此事,只是從來沒有加拿大人詢問此事。我父親向來都公開說他是從哪裏來。」
    被問到為什麼選擇在大選期間公開其雙重國籍之事時,他說這是他的個人選擇,「我出生在加拿大……我一生人都在加國。」
    一般情況下,撤銷美國公民身份需要9至10個月。

    2019-10-02

    Daphne Bramham: Candidates’ views on conversion therapy, abortion raise questions about Scheer’s promise to leave social issues alone

    In an undated video posted online (with Chinese subtitles), Leung interviewed Susan Takata, who once believed she was meant to be a male, and Rob Bruce, the counsellor who convinced her that she was neither transgender nor gay.  Leung thanked them for sharing their stories so that “people can know the truth and that people can find help and there is hope.”

     

    2019-10-02

    Baloney Meter: Andrew Scheer says Canada sends foreign aid to rich countries

    “The Trudeau government sends $2.2 billion of so-called foreign aid to middle- and upper-income countries like Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, China, Iran, Italy, Mexico and Turkey. Worse still, some of that money is shovelled to repressive regimes that are adversarial if not outright hostile to Canadian interests and values — countries like Iran, North Korea and Russia ….”

     

  • 每週選舉資訊速遞(二)

    為助選民正確有效地使用手中的一票,親子情特設「選舉資訊速遞」,盡量按時送上熱門新聞資訊及評論。

    2019-09-30

    John Ivison: Trudeau believes Canadians no longer care about deficits – and he seems to be right

    It may just have been the universe having a laugh but as I was reading the Liberal election platform, “Won’t Get Fooled Again” fired up on my random playlist.

     

    2019-09-30

    Protesters scream ‘Nazi scum’ as they bar way of elderly woman outside Maxime Bernier event

    Of the disturbances in general, Bernier told reporters, “For me, that was the first experience and I must admit that I didn’t like it. It’s not Canadian.

    “These people didn’t take time to read our platform because what they were saying, it is not who we are and who I am as a politician, so that’s too bad that they didn’t want to have any discussion.

    “We cannot debate when people don’t want to look at what you’re saying in reality.”

     

    2019-09-29

    Liberal platform projects deficits of over $20 billion per year for four years, adds $31.5 billion in debt

    If the Liberals are re-elected in three weeks, they plan to run annual deficits of more than $20 billion for the next four years …

    “The Conservatives are the ones obsessed with balancing the budget on the backs of services offered to Canadians, on the backs of education, on the backs of our healthcare system,” he (Trudeau) said. “We’re making this year, for the next four years, a very different choice. We are choosing to invest in people and in their communities, and at the same time stay responsible so that our debt-to-GDP ratio continues to decrease every single year.”

    Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has said that if elected, his government would take five years to balance the budget.

     

    2019-09-28

    MARIN: No longer a beautiful day in Trudeau’s neighbourhood

    That’s when Trudeau, who loves to play Mr. Dressup, was back trying to be the nice guy. Heck, he’s so nice he’ll pay for your vacation to boot.

    There he was in Sudbury with a boyish grin, paddling around a lake promising $2,000 for 75,000 families to go camping for up to four days in a provincial or federal park. It’ll only add $150 million to the deficit.

    But no worries, in Trudeau land budgets balance themselves.

    Trudeau’s promise is a silly and costly one. What country do you know sends its citizens on free vacations? What could possibly be the public policy reasons behind that one?

     

    2019-09-27

    For the 1st time, millennial voters will make up the biggest voting bloc in a federal election

    However, the company says its findings do not show the same motivation among this year’s younger voters that was present in the last federal election.

    I don’t know that we can say definitively one way or another whether millennials will come or won’t come out to vote in droves [in 2019],” said Ihor Korbabicz, researcher and executive director at Abacus. “I do feel comfortable saying there is nothing I see in the data today that suggests that they will be as motivated to do so as they were in 2015.”

     

    2019-09-26

    So what does Singh really think about pipelines? It’s complicated

    According to the party, the distinction rests on Singh’s willingness to work with provinces to allay concerns about a project, as opposed to simply taking no for an answer.

     

    2019-09-26

    Reality check: What could an inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin scandal actually do?

    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if his party forms government after the election, he plans to call a judicial inquiry into the SNC-Lavalin affair.

     

    2019-09-26

    Liberals cling to shrinking minority government after Trudeau blackface scandal: seat projections

    The new projections show the Liberals have dropped 15 seats since Sept. 18 but still lead with 150, followed by the Conservatives with 142, the New Democrats with 22, the Bloc Quebecois with 17 and the Green Party with 5.

    The People’s Party and an Independent are also projected to win one seat each in the House of Commons.

     

    以下兩則顯明聯邦自由黨嚴重侵犯新聞自由,加拿大面臨憲法危機。

    2019-09-26

    Trudeau campaign calls police on journalist they don’t like 

    Journalist Andrew Lawton: What happened tonight, however, is reprehensible. They had police remove me from a public event, for which I was on the guest list and received a wristband, after an organizer took a photo of me in line and showed it to them. This from the Liberals who in the last election bragged that all of their rallies were for anyone and everyone.”

     

    2019-09-24

    Conservative journalist blocked by Trudeau campaign, detained and questioned by police

    Today Lawton was detained by a Hamilton police officer for 15 minutes and questioned for trying to do his job.

    Despite being blocked, detained, and questioned, Lawton plans to continue covering the Liberal campaign.

    As we wrote yesterday, the Liberal government is currently planning to distribute $600 million to the struggling establishment media. Media labelled as “Qualified Canadian Journalism Organizations” by the government will qualify. This massive media bailout appears to be just the beginning of an attempt for the government to manipulate and control the press.

    Not only has Prime Minister Trudeau made it clear what kind of journalism he prefers, but also which journalists he and his team seem willing to punish for holding the wrong views.

     

    2019-09-24

    LILLEY: Trudeau campaign flounders in wake of blackface scandal

    In place of that though, they don’t know what to do.  The Liberal campaign is one is disarray. It’s reminding me of covering the Paul Martin Liberal campaign of 2005 — the last time the Liberals lost power.  I’m not saying they are at that level of disaster yet as they aren’t as panicked, but panicked they are.

     

    2019-09-24

    Opinion: Why we cancelled the Munk Debate — and why our democracy is in trouble

    The cancellation of the Munk Debate on foreign policy due to Justin Trudeau’s refusal to participate denies voters the only real opportunity they had this election to see his foreign policy record challenged in a substantive and sustained fashion.  ….. We are witnessing this election the culmination of a two-decade phenomena that represents a growing threat to the democratic process: the intrusion of the state into the writ period itself ….. We have a government-appointed and funded commission organizing debates. And, if the Liberals are re-elected, the next election could be covered by a news media receiving $100 million in annual government subsidies.

     

    2019-09-23

    The Ezra Levant Show: Without smears and insults, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals have nothing

    LIBERALS MOVE FORWARD TO MAKE LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE FOR CANADIAN FAMILIES

    “Middle class families are feeling stretched. Taxes, fees, and bills pile up while wages are not keeping up.”

    Hang on: Liberals are campaigning on the fact that wages aren’t keeping up? Isn’t that… what the opposition is supposed to say? That people are worse off now than they were four years ago?

    So weird! But I guess the Liberals really had nothing left other than calling conservatives names!

    But their big proposal just made me laugh: “More affordable cell phone bills.”

    Well, I’m all for that! And they’re claiming this will “save a family of four almost $1,000 a year.”

    That’s great, but how’s it going to work? Because of course, we don’t have state-owned cell phone companies.

    Well, in short, the Liberals’ plan is to make a plan, and try to get telecom companies to plan to “work with you,” the customer.

     

    2019-09-23

    And why do you keep saying you “take responsibility” for your pattern of blackface wearing?

    Taking responsibility for bad behaviour or errors in judgment, in the traditional sense, means owning up to something and accepting the consequences. In the political sense, in days gone by, it also usually meant resigning.

    What are your consequences, sir?

    …… Turns out, the only Canadian job he stands up and fights for is his own. Choose backwards, until the answers are forthcoming.

     

    2019-09-23

    Mike Smyth: Trudeau’s post-blackface strategy — shut up and spend

    As Trudeau rides out the storm, he’s reverted back to an old damage-control technique: Change the channel to a different topic. And turn on the money taps. Trudeau’s promise to ban “military-style assault rifles” seemed to come out of the blue. Nothing like a gun-control debate to distract attention from other problems.

    A tsunami of other campaign promises, meanwhile, come with a massive price tag, though Trudeau is evasive on the exact cost of his commitments. Trudeau has promised a national Pharmacare program, for example, pledging $6 billion to pay for it. But the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) said in 2017 such a program would cost more than $19 billion. Where is all the money supposed to come from?

     

    2019-09-23

    謝爾:重新放寬按揭年期至30年 續按取消壓力測試

    聯邦保守黨黨領謝爾表示,保守黨將制定一項計劃,令加拿大人可容易地置業;他表示,會重新批准銀行批出30年期按揭,以協助業主每月較容易還款,以及紓緩按揭壓力測試;他亦建議取消續按時進行壓力測試。

     

    2019-09-23

    橙浪變漣漪 能否翻波靠這個

    新民主黨的最大目標,大概是要保住第三大政黨的位置。

    要爭取中間偏右選民,即保守黨的支持者,恐怕有一定的難度,所以新民主黨的策略方向應主要是:
    1.爭取中間偏左的選民,不把票投給自由黨
    2.爭取極左以及高度重視環保的選民,不把票投給綠黨

    在目前的形勢下,以上兩個策略都不易運作。不過駔勉誠昨天使出了聰明的一招。他較早前表示,不會與保守黨組成聯合政府;昨天則説,如自由黨只能贏得少數政府(即所得議席不過半數),新民主黨不排除同組聯合政府。

     

    2019-09-22

    Trudeau campaigns after blackface images deliver blow to polling numbers

    Now the polls have shifted and the Liberals are looking particularly vulnerable in Ontario, said pollster Frank Graves of EKOS Research, who said he would release his exact survey figures later this week.

    The day before the pictures emerged, “the Liberals were at or very close to a majority” in the House of Commons, Graves said. “That’s completely turned around and maybe the Conservatives are in majority range now.”

     

  • 每週選舉資訊速遞(一)

    為助選民正確有效地使用手中的一票,親子情特設「選舉資訊速遞」,盡量按時送上熱門新聞資訊及評論。

    2019-09-20

    Rex Murphy: For anyone else, resignation would be unavoidable – and appropriate

    The most basic reflection: For anyone else resignation would be unavoidable — and the correct thing to do. Mr. Trudeau’s conduct shatters his every pious progressive pretension. We should expect the same pattern of honour from him, as he would insist on from others — in the Conservative party, and in his own.

     

    2019-09-20

    最新民調保守黨扒頭 46%國民舉棋不定

    Angus Reid Institute民調結果顯示,在有支持決定或支持傾向的受訪國民當中,36%表示他們會投票予保守黨,33%說他們會投票給自由黨,13%稱會投票給新民主黨(NDP),支持綠黨及支持魁人政團(Bloc Quebecois)的比例,分別是9%和5%,加拿大人民黨(People’s Party of Canada)就獲4%支持,另有約1%受訪者表態支持其他政黨。在該民調進行時,自由黨黨魁杜魯多多年前扮「褐臉」和「黑臉」事件仍未曝光。

     

    2019-09-20

    Andrew Coyne: Is Justin Trudeau a racist? No. He is a sanctimonious fraud

    But the character and credibility of a leader is a much broader matter than one issue. It informs every part of his record, the whole of his platform. The leader we saw dissembling so skillfully this week in Winnipeg is the same one who lied to the public, repeatedly, about the SNC-Lavalin affair; who made solemn and explicit promises on electoral reform and balanced budgets he had no intention of keeping; who ran roughshod over Parliament in exactly the same ways he had most decried in his predecessor.

     

    2019-09-20

    攤上「黑臉」糗事 小杜選情出岔子

    至於嗎?不過是塗黑皮膚扮黑人而已,有這麼嚴重嗎?要回答這個問題,不妨先看看其他例子。。。

     

    2019-09-19

    GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau looked us in the eye, and scammed us

    “I am looking straight at Canadians and being honest the way I always have. We’ve said we are committed to balanced budgets and we are. We will balance that budget in 2019.” … In 2015, Trudeau promised Canadians that over the next four years he would increase federal deficits by a total of $24.1 billion. Instead, he’s coming in at $71.8 billion, give or take a few billion, meaning he’ll miss his target by $47.7 billion or by almost 200%.

     

    2019-09-19

    杜魯多醜事韻事一籮筐 茶餘飯後談不完

    說起杜魯多的言行舉止總成為焦點,年輕時就被認為放浪不羈,成為總理後似乎還是有許多不成熟、判斷力差的表現,細數一下所謂的風流醜事,還真是精采。

     

    2019-09-17

    Liberal denial of ‘hidden’ capital gains tax hike can’t be trusted, says Scheer

    去年自由黨內閣成員Adam Vaughan編寫政策提案,杜魯多政府將向自住房屋業主徵收資產增值稅:一年內賣屋50%,第二年25%、第三年15%,第四年10%,第五年5%。此提案被保守黨取得並公開揭發。

     

    2019-09-17

    聯邦大選將在10月21日舉行,保守黨黨領謝爾(Andrew Scheer)星期日在卑詩省展開拉票活動,承諾若成功勝選,會落實全民減稅(Universal Tax Cut)計劃,為最低課稅級階層(lowest income tax bracket)減少稅率,雙收入家庭(夫婦均有工作)最多可每年節省850元稅金。

     

    2019-09-16

    Maxime Bernier invited to take part in federal election leaders’ debates

    In a news release, Debates commissioner David Johnston said he is satisfied that the PPC has more than one candidate with a “reasonable chance to be elected.”

     

    2019-09-14

    COMMENTARY: Why we should care about Trudeau’s debate snub

    Trudeau and the Liberals are banking on people not caring. And maybe they’ll be proven right. If so, we can expect more such absences in the future, and that will be a major disservice to voters. The idea that an incumbent prime minister doesn’t have to take the stage to debate his or her opponents or defend his or her record is one we as voters should most definitely bristle at. …. his cynicism and arrogance shouldn’t be ignored, nor should we assume that it’s confined to this one incident. It’s a bad look for someone who pledged to elevate politics in this country.

  • 挺身而出一起發聲和平集會
    維護言論自由、父母權益、司法公正

    不自由,毋寧死。自由是人類最基本的權利,但加拿大人的自由卻是透過立法和司法不斷地被蠶食……。

    孩子生下來是個女的,父母改了名字,及至入學年齡把她送進學校,老師教導學童性別性向多元化,孩子可憑感覺選擇性別。於是,她選擇了做男孩子,學校就把她當作男孩看待,老師和她一起選擇一個她喜歡的男孩子的名字,隨著給她介紹一個變性醫生,變性醫生把她轉到兒童醫院,院方醫生要立即給她注射轉性藥物。醫生說:變成男孩子之後,一切的苦惱、一切的自殘行為、一切的自殺念頭就會自動會消失了。作父親的知道了,基於轉性藥物對身體健康有嚴重傷害,他作出干預,醫院不理會,他結果去申請法庭禁令。法官判決:女孩轉性,父母無權過問;父親不得在女兒或在第三者面前對她用女性的稱呼;不得用出生時給她的名字叫她,只可用教師給她一起改的名字;不得勸阻她轉性。若不遵守以上任何一項,就是觸犯「家庭暴力」,意即父親會被刑事起訴,也會失去對女兒的撫養權。國民對此事若不知情,此案判決若不被挑戰,它將成為案例,其影響會既深且遠。

    司法不公,言論自由、良心自由、表達自由被踐踏,家長權益受剝削,加拿大的景況已瀕臨失控的地步!還有,就是和平集會自由也正被僭奪……

    一個名為「家長團結加國」Parents United Canada的組織,為此在6月15日(星期六)早上10時半於溫哥華藝術館廣場舉行集會,不同族裔齊集,估計人數約有五百。主辦機構早向溫哥華市政府取得集會許可證,並通知市警,促請他們保護公民集會權利及安全。

    但在集會開始前,性向性別極端活躍份子已霸佔了藝術館前的台階,他們在台上、台下舉起標語,大聲吶喊,鑼鼓喧天。主辦單位多方向市警求助,才得到他們的合作讓集會得以進行。然而,大會仍然要自聘保安人員,因為對方組織騷擾搗亂,僭奪公民和平集會的自由是意料中事,原因是他們不但企圖遏制一些有礙推行性向性別多元化運動的資訊數據,他們更恐怕社會大眾從而獲得這方面的正確資訊,令他們的謊言原形畢露。因此,即使有市警在場維持秩序,支持娼妓行業的、支持變性及同性戀運動的,這一等極端活躍份子仍有好些留在台上,要擠逼騷擾著講員,加上喇吧、警笛和各樣騷擾的聲音此起彼落,十名講員要力竭聲嘶,並在大會聘請的保安人員手挽手築成圍欄的保護之下,集會的群眾才勉強可以聽到講員的信息。由此可見,在加拿大公民還能享有多少和平集會的自由也構成一個大問題了!

    當日的集會發言人都是來自不同族裔、不同膚色、和不同信仰的群體,其中亦有一名為保護兒童發言的轉性人。

    首先,Park Dirks指出,很多醫學研究顯示,鼓勵兒童在發育之前轉性,日後會帶來可怕的傷害,轉性後自殺和心理問題比率飃升,兒童注射轉性激素六年後,中風和血栓塞的風險比未轉性前高出3—6倍。反之,患有性別焦慮症的兒童在沒有任何干預的情況下,有80-90% 到成年後性別焦慮的癥狀會自動消失。但近年社會上出現了一個令人憂慮的問題,就是轉性在兒童中間變成了流行疫症,兒科變性醫生Dr. Wallace Wong稱,他從2010年的四個病人,到現在2019年已增加至1,000個。

    第二位講員是從美國來的Kaeley Triller,她見證在難民營中,婦女們晚間都穿成人尿片睡覺,她們都恐怕起來如廁,因為營中的女廁都開放給自稱女性的男人使用。Kaeley Triller 表示女性受剝削,她們的私隱被漠視,這個社會病態使她不能再容忍下去,她一定會抗爭到底。

    第三位是曾做監獄事工的Laura-Lynn Thompson,她說必須要站起來保護兒童,即使坐牢,也要真話直說,而不願向政治正確低頭。她說坐牢不一定是件壞事,她可以在那裡修讀法律,刑滿出獄當律師,為所有人爭取憲法權利,包括同性戀者、變性人,在法律以下人人平等的權利。

    第四位是變性人Samantha Jeffries,他反對向兒童隱瞞轉性藥物對身體健康的危害,也反對向兒童灌輸轉性的意識形態。

    第五位是猶太和意大利血統的Pastor Giulio Gabeli,他憶述父母第二次世界大戰期間,為了自由,移民加拿大,目堵現在加拿大的情況,他表示國民若不再站起來爭取,他們同樣會失去自由。

    加拿大代禱組織的教會領袖Dave Carson牧師,他呼籲各人無論怎樣必須繼續發聲,不能違反神的話,好像愛麗斯漫遊仙境一樣,進入一個相信性別是隨時流動的虛幻世界。他作出嚴厲警告:不要以多元性別的理念為兒童洗腦,令他們誤入歧途,導致藥物轉性、斷絕生育、割除手術、縫上人造器官,否則後果堪虞。

    另外一位是羅馬利亞移民 Cornelieu Ardelean牧師,他曾經歷羅馬尼亞的共產政權,那時人民財產被沒收、言論自由被打壓、家長權益被剝奪、孩子被洗腦。他要求卑詩省政府取消性向性別多元化(SOGI)的洗腦教育,讓孩子有一個純真的童年。

    此外還有黑人牧師Ronald Brown,他的教會不久前因為舉辦一個討論SOGI的青年聚會,租訂妥了地方,竟然因為這個題目被取消租用。

    「挺身而出一起發聲」和平集會約於下午一時完滿結束,主辦人Kari Simpson呼籲省民,若不想失去憲法自由、父母權益,為了加拿大的下一代,必須挺身而出、一起發聲。

    相關資料:美南浸信會神學院院長Dr. Albert Mohler的分析文章: The End of Parental Rights? A Chilling Case From Canada

     

     

  • 王州迪致自由黨黨團信節錄

    前自由黨司法部長王州迪(Jody Wilson Raybould)週二晚被總理杜魯多在黨團會議上宣佈逐出黨團,並撤消自由黨候選人資格。昨天她向黨團出的中,有可圈可點之處,節錄如下:

     

    “I am angry, hurt and frustrated because I feel and believe I was upholding the values that we all committed to.”「我憤怒、傷心和受挫,因為我感到及相信我過往是維護著我們當中每一個都承諾堅守的價值觀。」

    “If indeed our caucus is to be a microcosm of the country it is about whether we are a caucus of inclusion or exclusion; of dialogue and searching for understanding or shutting out challenging views and perspectives; and ultimately of the old ways of doing business, or new ones that look to the future.” 「倘若黨團真的是國家的縮影,那它就是反映出我們的黨團究竟是包容,還是排擠;是以對話謀求了解,還是扼剎質疑挑戰的意見和觀點;是始終追隨因循的做事方法,還是以革新的方法展望未來。」

    “Growing up as an Indigenous person in this country, I learned long ago the lesson that people believing what they wish about you does not, and cannot ever, make it the truth — rather than letting authority be the truth, let the truth be the authority,” 「身為本國原住民,在成長過程中我很早就學會了一個功課,就是人們對你所寄望的,不會、也永不能把它變成真理。反之,與其視權威為真理,應該視真理為權威!」
     

    Jody Wilson Raybould 最終看穿自由黨裝煌華麗理念背後的虛假了。

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    Read the letter Jody Wilson-Raybould sent Liberal MPs as they considered whether to remove her from caucus

  • 多元文化和反種族主義獎
    提名風波有感

    昨天由媒體報導得知,星島日報高級編輯廖長仁獲2019年「多元文化和反種族主義獎」(Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Award)提名。廖長仁曾在列治文組織反歧視活動,抗議該市出現反華裔傳單。但很不幸,這提名消息一出,就引起某華文媒體作出投訴報導。試想一想,這些提名活動既是公開的,人人都可以作出推薦,各推其人,各做其事,又何須指名道姓地對任何提名人或推薦者作出投訴呢?明眼人可以察覺得到,這投訴文章的字裡行間,正散發著一陣陣酸溜溜的氣味。這不但不能推動社區和諧,反而在華人社區中造成分裂,恐怕會在主流社會中成為笑柄,十分可惜!

    隨著,昨天傍晚列治文區報Richmond News網上報導一位北溫華裔人士向卑詩旅遊藝術文化廳長發出公開信,此信則從另外一個角度對廖長仁作出攻擊,明顯,這是打擊異見者很常用的手法,就是冠以「歧視性向性別多元化群體」的莫須有罪名。這位北溫僑胞把六年前廖長仁在香港時代論壇所發表的文章搜索出來,作為指控廖長仁「歧視性向性別多元化群體」的「證據」。

    廖長仁的「罪行」是什麼?就是在時代論壇中表達了這番話:「性傾向歧視立法在香港社會引起廣泛討論。認為須要慎重考慮的一方,憂慮立法後會出現嚴重的『逆向歧視』,侵蝕香港其他的核心價值包括言論自由、宗教自由等,並將肯定同性戀的洗腦教育帶進校園。這樣的憂慮其實並非杞人憂天。筆者過去二十多年在加拿大所見證的,正是這樣的一個過程。」廖長仁是一個資深傳媒人,在加拿大接受專上教育,他曾任電視台新聞製作記者,現是報章主編,他的筆鋒凌厲,分析深入獨到,他在社會道德議題上,常以公民身份參與,不遺餘力。他所憂慮的「逆向歧視」並非無理,現正不斷在加拿大發生,且就在目前發生,加拿大憲法中的良心及宗教自由,思想、信仰、意見和表達自由,包括新聞和其他媒體傳播的自由,也正漸漸被侵蝕。不但如此,這「性向性別多元化歧視立法」正製造了一個很方便的機會,成為一個打壓異己的工具,實在令人婉惜。

    華人無論來自中港台,都是海外一家,應該融洽相處。別人有才華,我們要引以為傲;別人的成就,就是我們海外華人所共同分享的成就。海外僑胞都是流著華夏民族同一血液,本是同根生,相煎何太急?還有,聖經中有一句名言這樣誥誡著我們:「你們要謹慎,若相咬相吞,只怕要彼此消滅了。」千萬要小心謹慎!